Failure download cygwin

Brian Inglis
Sat May 12 17:15:00 GMT 2018

On 2018-05-12 09:06, david wrote:
> I tried to install the full collection from cygwin 64-bit. Yes, I know "you 
> really don't want to do that", but nevertheless, I do.
> Using three different download mirrors, I find a large number of packages 
> have failed. A partial list is given below. In the past, the download has 
> succeeded, and yes, it took hours.
> Please advise.
> My most recent download attempt was from
> Download failures: (partial list)

You may be more successful if you preload your local package cache using e.g.
wget -m, with some retry (and rate) limiting options, from your closest, lowest
latency, fastest transfer rate, http mirror.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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